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Mosquito-repelling compounds found in Jatropha curcas

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 07, 2012, 19:16

Jatropha curcas, a folk remedy plant used in India and Africa to ward off bugs, contains insect-repelling compounds, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found.

11 children fall sick after eating Jatropha seeds

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 07, 2011, 12:36

Eleven children were taken ill after eating Jatropha Curcas seeds at Rampur Residential school in Bihar`s Munger district late night.